There are calls to declare road accidents a public health scare in Ghana.
Current methods of road carnage prevention in Ghana have proved unsuccessful .
The push for 30km/h speed limits is not about revenue-raising or anti-cars. Even a seemingly small decrease from 40km/h to 30km/h makes a huge difference to the safety and liveability of local streets.
Ghana is struggling to curb a surge in car accidents.
The inability to curb road accidents in Ghana is tied to colonial and neocolonial legacies.
Road accidents in Ghana should be considered a public health concern.
Some people think road crashes are destined to happen and drivers can do little to prevent them.
The Victorian Police Academy is lit up in blue in honour of the four officers killed in last week’s road tragedy.
The recent tragic deaths of four Victorian police officers have highlighted the dangers to those whose job it is to protect the community.
South Africa’s deep structural poverty is part of the explanation for injuries to children.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
When asked to identify the most dangerous day of the year, we realised this research hadn’t been done.
The clearest change following the introduction of 24-hour public transport was that people were observed to be getting more intoxicated.
A program aimed at getting people home safely has cost A$300 million but has had little impact, aside from increased intoxication in CBD venues. Rates of assaults and road crashes are much the same.
Road crashes and deaths are a grim daily reality all over the world.
Road traffic injuries are one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
The wreckage of the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash outside of Tisdale, Sask., is seen on April, 7, 2018.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Truck drivers in Canada are exposed to many health risks. The horrific Humboldt bus crash should be a wake-up call for new regulations and wellness programs within the industry.